The paper is divided into three sections, the first of which will establish a timeline of events. This project background will serve as a case study for the analysis in the following section that will be structured such that each of the previously mentioned facets will be independently analyzed and contrasted with project management principles. Finally the paper will conclude with a summary of the analysis and recommendations based on
With the exceptional growth in technology, the present day projects are often large and complex involving a significant risk. So, a Project Management Methodology enables the delivery organization to handle these projects comprehensively, systematically and in an integrated manner, which results in strategic, tactical and operational benefits.
In the current business environment, the demand for project managers is ever growing. In short, project management is a provisional project constrained by time, cost and scope (A guide to the project management body of knowledge, 2013). Between the immense organization, optimization, and communication assets skilled project management brings to a project, it is easy to see why project management is a booming field of study. Furthermore, project management can be both financially and personally rewarding when long term milestones and goals come to fruition.
This paper describes in brief the responsibilities involved with the project management. It also states the minimum educational qualification, skills, certifications needed and the salaries given to people in this role in today’s world.
Project Management Institute. (2000). _A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (4th ed.)._
It is clear to see that throughout the project the tasks and progress were monitored very closely. The project is heavily dependent on the resources provided by its shareholders and in turn they rely on regular updates to reassure them on their investment. In the construction and building industry the methods and application of project management tools are very reliable and well tested. Therefore, it could benefit the project if the it was managed with detailed and defined practises and also follow standards set and agreed upon on a international level.
This paper was prepared for Fundamentals of Project Management, Module 2 Check Your Understanding taught by Dr. Levern Eady.
In this paper, I, a student of University of Phoenix will explain and discuss project management. I will address three main points. I will first answer what is a project. Secondly, I will discuss what are the basic phases of the project lifecycle and their purpose. Finally, I will explain why it 's important for organizations to use project management to accomplish tasks.
In this paper the word ‘project” is defined, discussed and elaborated on. The phases of a project lifecycle and its purpose are to be discussed, and how it is important for organizations to use project management to accomplish tasks will in conclusion be discussed thoroughly. The indisputable word ‘Project” may be defined in numerous unusual ways, some can all have the same meaning and others can mislead a reader. The definition that accurately explains what a project is, comes from the Houghton Mifflin Company (2009) website stating; “something that is contemplated, devised, or planned; plan; scheme.” A definition that can mislead a reader is this definition from the same website just two paragraphs
Project Management has become a very essential and popular business tool in recent years. Every successful project must have a person in charge to keep the project organized. Project management includes areas in integration management, scope management, time management, cost management, quality management, human resource management, communications management, risk management, and procurement management. Also, The Project Manager deals with standards and regulations of the project, project environment, management skills and interpersonal skills. A project manager must have strong leadership skills. All of these are key ingredients
A company performs a lot of operations in a daily basis. These operations are categorized into different categories and departments. This is because all these operations cannot all be under one roof due to the complexity, skills and expertise needed in carrying out these operations. In these processes, high level of technology is employed, high quality instruments are used, and manly skills, experience are also utilized. This therefore calls for the need of good project management for the achievement of expected overall performance of a company. This paper focuses on the relationship between project management and the overall performance of company.
Using project management offers a business a way for dealing with considerably lowered phase times. With businesses operating internationally projects that can have an effect on the company as a whole are not easy to manage without a proper line of attack. For this, project management would help cross functional teams to be more successful.
Until 19th century, in an industry, almost all the projects were handled by engineers themselves. Halfway through the 20th century, project management evolved as a discipline in the field of engineering, construction, manufacturing and defense. As industrial evolution took place complexity of the projects undertaken by industry increased and organizations began applying management tools and techniques to plan these complex projects. Nowadays, from past 30 -40 years, project management has been integral part of almost every industry. Be it a pharmaceutical, IT, healthcare or government agency; project management thrives in it. Hence surely, it has changed the face of industrial project in terms of planning, organizing and controlling the resources to achieve the desired goals. And it will continue to do so in future. The article supports the claim that industrial project management has changed over the years and will evolve more and more in the future also.
Management of a project is linked with the planning and managing of change in an organization, but the project can also be something that is not related to the business. It can be a domestic situation like shifting a house or a wedding plan. Therefore, the methods and tools of project management can be even more useful than one can imagine. The techniques of project management and its planning tools are very useful and important for the tasks in which there is a possibility of outcomes and the risks of different problems and failures exist.
The purpose of this paper is to recommend that Project Management is a concept that focuses on the dynamic characteristics of a multi-facetted organization. In such a changing situation, effective communication is a characteristic that should be stressed and becomes the most important tool for the project manager and team members.